GK-18(Postal System)

UPSC, PSC, BANK, RAILWAY,etc. Examination Questions

PSC Question and Answer about GK-18(Postal System) including for Kerala Administrative Service (KAS), Secretariat Assistant, Panchayath Secretary, BDO, Auditor, Assistant, LDC and LGS examination level questions. We will update balance portion of the study material.....

Question1:- The most elaborated Postal System in the world is of ----------



India


Question2:- The first Postal Stamp of Asia and India was presented at



Karachi


Question3:-The name of the first Postal Stamp of Asia/ India



Scinde Dawk


Question4:- The founder of Scinde Dawk



Hentry Bartel Frere


Question5:-The Shape of Scinde Dawk



Circle


Question6:- The first Indian Stamp was designed by



Thyliar


Question7:-The bird used by the Indians in Ancient Days to exchange Messages



Dove


Question8:-After,the attack of Muhamed Bin Thuglaque in AD 712, the Indians used ------ to exchange messages



Horses


Question9:-The system of exchanging messages by Horse with a person was introduced in India by



Kuthabdeen Ibek


Question10:-The system of exchanging messages with Horse and person was modified by



Aludin Khilji


Question11:- East India Company established a post office at



Bombay


Question12:- East India Company established a post office in



1688


Question13:- East India Company established Post Offices at ------ & ------ after Bombay



Kolkata and Madras


Question14:-Robert Clive modified the Postal System in



1766


Question15:- In 1774, -------- made the Postal System accessible to the Public



Warren Hastings


Question16:- The Post Office Department of East India Company was started in



1774 March 24


Question17:- The Post Office Department of East India Company was started at



Kolkata


Question18:- The first Postal Stamp after the independence of India was introduced in



1947 Nov 21


Question19:- The first Postal Stamp of Independent India was imprinted with the picture of -----



National Flag and the words "Jai Hind"


Question20:- The first person appeared in the Postal Stamp of Independent India



Gandhiji


Question21:- The Stamp with the picture of Gandhiji was introduced in



Fist Anniversary of Independent India in 1948 Aug 15


Question22:- The total number of Post Offices in India is



1,54,866


Question23:- The number of Postal Circles in India



22


Question24:- Each Postal Circle is under the control of



Chief Post Master General


Question25:-The Postal Circles are divided into



Regions


Question26:- The Regions are divided into



Divisions


Question27:- The Study of Postal Stamps is called



Philately


Question28:-The National Philatelic Museum was established at



New Delhi


Question29:- The National Philatelic Museum was established in



1968 July 6


Question30:- The first Postal Stamp in the World was introduced for Sale in



1840 May 6


Question31:- Penny Black was produced by ----- country



United Kingdom


Question32:- The colour of Penny Black



Black


Question33:- The Value of Penny Black



One Penny


Question34:-Penny Black was first issued in



1 May 1840 (it was not valid till May 6)


Question35:-The Person appeared in Penny Blak



Queen Victoria


Question36:- Who is the inventor of Postage Stamps



Rowland Hill


Question37:- Who is credited with the introduction of Modern Postal System



Rowland Hill


Question38:- The Second Country to introduce Postal Stamp



Brazil


Question39:- Brazil introduced Postal Stamps in



1843


Question40:- The Holes which separates each stamps were first introduced in



1854


Question41:- The word 'Philately' was introduced by



Georges Herpin


Question42:- The first person not related to the Royal Family , who appeared in the Postal Stamp is



William Shakespear


Question43:- The Indian Postal Stamps were printed at



Nassik


Question44:- The first Postal Stamp of India , Scinde Dawk is a ----------



Round Red Sealing Wafer


Question45:- The second Postal Stamp of the independent India is imprinted with the picture of



Asoka Pillar


Question46:- .The third Postal Stamp of India was meant for -------



Foreign Airmail


Question47:- The first living person appeared in the Indian Postal Stamp



Dr D.K. Karve


Question48:- The second living person appeared in the Indian Postal Stamp



Dr .M Viswesarayya


Question49:- The latest living Person appeared in Postal Stamp



Sachin Tendulakar


Question50:- The list of living persons appeared in Postal Stamps



Dr. D.K. Karve, Dr. M.Viswesarayya,Dr. Rajendraprasad, Dr. S.Radhakrishnan, V.V Giri, Mother Teresa, Rajiv Gandhi and Sachin Tendulkar


Question51:-The first woman appeared in the Indian Postal Stamp



Meera Bai


Question52:- The first living Woman appeared in the Indian Postal Stamp



Mother Teresa


Question53:-First Malayalee to appear in the Postal Stamp



Sree Narayana Guru


Question54:-The first Malyalee Woman to appear in the Postal Stamp



Blssed Alphonsamma


Question55:- The first Foreign Woman appeared in the Postal Stamp of Independent India



Annie Basant


Question56:-Annie Basanth appeared in the Indian Postal stamp in the year



1963


Question57:- Meera Bai appeared in the Indian Postal Stamp in the year



1952


Question58:-The first Film Actress of Indian postal Stamp



Narghese Dattu


Question59:- Narghese Datt appeared in the Postal Stamp of India in the year



1993


Question60:-Sree Narayana Guru was appeared in the Indian Postal Stamp in the year



1967


Question61:- The second Malayalee to appear in the Indian Postal stamp



Raja Ravi Varma


Question62:- Raja Ravi Varma was appeared in the Indian Postal Stamp in the year



1971


Question63:-The first Malayalee to appear in Indian Coin



Sree Narayana Guru


Question64:- Blessed Alphonsamma appeared in the Indian Postal Stamp in the year



1996


Question65:- The first Kerala Poet to appear in the Indian Postal Stamp



Kumaranasan


Question66:- The second Kerala Poet to appear in the Indian Postal Stamp



Vallathol Narayana Menon


Question67:- Kumaranasan appeared in the Postal Stamp in the year



1973


Question68:- Vallathol Narayana Menon appeared in the Postal Stamp in the year



1978


Question69:- The first Indian Nobel Prize winner to appear in the Postal Stamp of India



Rabindraanath Tagore


Question70:- Rabindraanath Tagore appeared in the Indian Postal Stamp in the year



1952


Question71:- The first person of whose Hundredth Birthday, India Govt released stamp in respect



Balagangadhara Tilak


Question72:- Balagangadhara Tilak was appeared int the Postal Stamp of India in the year



1956


Question73:- The Airmail System was introduced for the first time in the world at



India


Question74:-Airmail System in India was introduced in the year



1911


Question75:- The first airmail system was in between



Ahmadabad and Nainik


Question76:- The highest post office in the world is at



Hikkim (Himachalpradesh)


Question77:- The height of Hikkim Post Office



15,550 Feet


Question78:-The first Indian Post Office established abroad India



Gangotri (Antartica)


Question79:-The Post Office at Gangotri was established in the year



1984


Question80:- The Post Office at Gangotri is under the control of



Goa Govt


Question81:-The first Honorary Post Master of Gangotri



G. Sudhakara Rao


Question82:- G. Sudhakara Rao was a -------



Scientist


Question83:- The Post Office at Gangotri was decommissioned in the year



1990


Question84:- The Indian who appeared in the most number of Stamps of different Countries



Gandhiji


Question85:- Universal postal Union was founded in



Oct 9


Question86:- The World Postal Day is celebrated on -------



Oct 9


Question87:- Postal Department is under the control of --------- Department of India



Ministry of Communication and Information technology


Question88:- The PIN code has ----- digits



Six


Question89:- In India, there are -------- Postal Regions



Nine


Question90:- The first digit of PIN number indicates --------



Region


Question91:- The first Two Digits of PIN indicates ---------



Sub Region


Question92:- The first Three digits of PIN number indicates --------



Sorting Districts


Question93:-The last three digits of PIN number indicates ----------



Post Office


Question94:- Electronic Postal Order System was introduced in



2013 March 22


Question95:-In India , Modern Telegraph and Postal System was introduced during the period of which Governor General



Lord Delhousie


Question96:- The first person to appear in the India Postal Stamp is



Queen Victoria


Question97:- The first General Post Office was established at



Kolkata


Question98:-Kolkata General Post Office was established in the year



1774


Question99:-the Postal Index Number System was started in India in the year



1972


Question100:- The Speed Post System was introduced in India in the year



1986


Question101:- The Money Order System was introduced in India in the year



1880


Question102:- The Postal Life Insurance was started in India in the year



1884


Question103:- The Postal Staff College of India is situated at



Gasiyabad (Utterpradeesh)


Question104:- Indian Postal day is observed on



Oct 10


Question105:- The headquarters of Universal postal Union



Berne (Switzerland)


Question106:- The project established for improving Indian Postal System is



Project Arrow


Question107:- Project Arrow was launched in



2008


Question108:- The first Emperor appeared in Indian Postal Stamps



Chandra Gupta Mourya


Question109:- Post Office Savings Bank was introduced in India in



1882


Question110:-The minimum amount to start a Post Office Savings Bank Account



50 Rupees


Question111:- The Postal System existed in Travancore was known as



Anchal


Question112:- The full form of RLO



Returns Letter Office


Question113:- The first All Women Post Office of India is at



New Delhi


Question114:- The first All Woman Post Office of Kerala is at



Thiruvanathapuram